Mincemeat Pie Filling
During the near 7 years that i lived in england i witnessed the mince pies being stocked in every store and served in nearly every home as soon as the christmas season started.
Mincemeat pie filling. If youre put off at the thought of adding meat to mincemeat like our. The flavor was wonderful and it was a very easy recipe. Variants of mincemeat are found in australia canada new zealand northern europe ireland south africa the united kingdom and the. Prepare your bottom pie crust in a 9 inch pie place.
Photography by alex la u. Seal the crust around the edge with a fork and cut little slivers in the middle to let out steam. An old time delicious mincemeat pie filling. Pour in the mincemeat.
Apple cider can be used in place of brandy if preferred. Mincemeat is a mixture of chopped dried fruit distilled spirits and spices and sometimes beef suet beef or venisonoriginally mincemeat always contained meat. Spoon filling into the chilled piecrust. Many modern recipes contain beef suet though vegetable shortening is sometimes used in its place.
A note about meat. Centuries ago mincemeat was far less sweet than it is today. More less by pillsbury kitchens. Cover filling trim evenly along.
How to make mincemeat pie. 338 stars 119 ratings. Mincemeat is a classic pie flavor that traditionally contains fruit pecans brandy and citrus zest. By rick martine z.
I have frozen this filling in zip lock baggies since i dont use a pressure canner. 41 12 read reviews. I am told that the pie is better a few days later. Feel free to cut back on the brown sugar if you prefer.
Meanwhile in a large bowl combine mincemeat filling grated apple brandy and lemon zest. Christmas pie by william henry hunt 1790 1864 a note about sugar. Pour the mincemeat filling inside spreading it evenly and then put on the top crust. I made this filling for my dad who missed having mincemeat pie on thanksgiving.
Mincemeat pie mincemeat pie. Then bake in a 400 degree oven for about 45 minutes or until the crust looks golden brown. Cover the edges if you find they get brown too fast. Remove from the oven cool and enjoy.
Updated december 4 2019 make with. 1 jar 205 oz ready to use mincemeat 2 cups 1 12 cups. This may be a great make ahead pie. Bake a 350f until the crust is browned.
Styled by rebecca bartoshesky samantha seneviratn e. Mincemeat pie also called mince pie has occupied a prominent place on britains holiday table for centuries and that tradition continues today. Weve made it easy as ever to try your hand at this old fashioned treat with a recipe that only requires 25 minutes of prep. This hearty filling.
Step 2 on a lightly floured surface roll out remaining pate brisee to a 12 inch circle. Though it was made with fruits to add sweetness and to help preserve it the fructose content no sugar was added.